Top 4 Troubles without RVP

December 3rd, 2009 by luckyliam10

Arsenal were strong title contenders going into the last international break sitting 3rd on the ladder keeping touch with the superior Chelsea and possibly being able to overtake the powerhouse that is Manchester United. They were also sitting pretty in the Champions League having already qualified and still had positions in the domestic cup competitions [...]

Gibbs Injury Leaves A Bittersweet Taste for Wenger

November 25th, 2009 by spud284

After pouring scorn on the reporter who questioned Theo Walcott’s chances of making England’s World Cup squad on Monday, it would take a brave man to pose the same question of Kieran Gibbs fitness to Arsene Wenger this morning.
The Lambeth-born left-back was the subject of a cynical challenge by Elliaquim Mangala, the Liege midfielder, which resulted in the [...]

Arsenal Slam The Door On Keane & Co.

November 2nd, 2009 by spud284

Arsenal reaffirmed the distinct gulf of class between North London’s finest, as a quick-fire double from Robin van Persie and Cesc Fabregas on the stroke of half time provided the platform for a resounding 3-0 victory over bitter rivals Tottenham Hotspur.
The victory saw Arsene Wenger become only the second manager in Premiership history to reach [...]

Arsenal 2-1 Liverpool

October 29th, 2009 by hashim

Arsenal booked their place in the hat for the Quarter-Finals of the Carling Cup after a deserved 2-1 victory over Liverpool at the Emirates.
Both teams made lots of changes from their weekend lineups as Arsenal continued with the youngsters and a few experienced players. Liverpool did the same although it can be argued that the [...]

Arsenal’s 2009/10 Champions League Draw

August 27th, 2009 by bigmofooty

Drawn in Group H with Dutch side AZ Alkmaar, Greek side Olympiakos and Belgian side Standard Liege.
AZ Alkmaar
Stadium – DSB stadion (capacity 17,150)
Last League Position – 1st Eredivisie
Top goal scorer (league only) – Mounir El Hamdaoui 23 goals
Stadium – Karaiskakis Stadium (Capacity 33,334)
Last League Position – 1st super league greece
Top goal scorer (league only) – Luciano [...]

Arsenal set for Van der Vaart swoop

August 17th, 2009 by clarkey5

Arsenal are reportedly weighing up a move for Real Madrid midfielder Rafael Van der Vaart. The Dutch international was a regular in the Madrid first team, making 32 appearances last season. However, following the expensive acquisitions of Kaka, Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and Xabi Alonso, Van der Vaart and his Dutch team-mates Wesley Sneijder, Royston [...]

6-star Gunners humiliate awful Everton

August 16th, 2009 by clarkey5

There was a sense of nervousness around Goodison Park yesterday. Everton wanted to prove they could challenge for a spot in that exclusive Big Four club. Pundits had written Arsenal off as title contenders. The Gunners wanted to show those pundits that they could challenge for Premier League honours come May. And that’s exactly what [...]

Is it Arsenal’s time to shine this season?

August 6th, 2009 by arsenal71

After an anticlimactic 2008-09 season which saw us fall short in the Champions League Semi-Final, F.A Cup Semi-Final, Finished 4th in the Premier League and compile a catalogue of long-term injuries to our most talented and most important players such as Almunia, Gallas, Clichy, Rosicky, Fabregas, Diaby, Eduardo, Van Persie and Walcott, the list is [...]


July 26th, 2009 by garethcartwright

On July 18th, news spread of Emmanuel Adebayor’s medical at Manchester City. Arsenal’s £25million striker would be leaving them. What a relief.
Now, as Adebayor is finally unveiled in the blue of Manchester, he has criticised the Arsenal fans for their treatment of him, even saying that they were the key in his decision to leave. And [...]

Melo’s Juventus move breaks down

July 9th, 2009 by clarkey5

Juventus’ bid to sign Fiorentina midfielder Felipe Melo could be in jeopardy after the Viola failed to agree terms with Marco Marchionni.

Brazil international Melo’s switch to Juve appeared imminent after reports claimed they had beaten Arsenal to his signature.
It is suggested Juve struck an agreement of cash plus right winger Marchionni in order to meet [...]